• Banning Materials From Anti-Capitalist Groups In Schools; A Form Of Censorship And A Move Towards Totalitarianism?

    The UK government has banned schools from using materials produced by anti-capitalist groups in England. In a cleverly disguised way, it has linked anti-capitalism resources with the promotion of racism and antisemitic language, as well as to the opposition to free speech....
  • Are we Living Through a Narcissism Epidemic?

    “The statement of inadequacy is double-edged. I am inadequate; those who care about me, by their very caring become inadequate for my needs and not really the "right ones””. This is how Richard Sennet describes the central thought process pattern adopted by someone with narcissistic personality disorder, in his...
  • Monetising Mental Health

    Thursday 10th October was World Mental Health Day. You probably saw plenty of posts on social media from celebrities, authors, bloggers and the like. Raising awareness of mental health is a step towards dismantling stigma and creating a more open society where everyone can receive the support they need....
  • Pink IPA and the commodification of activism

    On International Women’s Day, Scottish brewer BrewDog launched Pink IPA, a beer targeted towards raising debates on sexist marketing and the gender pay gap. The beer, which bears a pink label, is the same as the popular blue-labelled Punk IPA, but it will retail at a 20% lower price...